Universal Credit (UC) is a massive change implemented by the UK Government to how people receive six existing benefits. These are being rolled into one monthly payment. These changes will have an impact on how and when people are paid. The benefits being incorporate into UC are: Income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance Income-related
Are you fearful at the thought of using Facebook or left trembling by Twitter? Leeds Social Media Surgeries are being revived after a five-year break, with the aim of helping Leeds-based charities, community organisations, clubs, social enterprises and societies to master the mysteries of social media and help raise their profile.
A young Mum driving along Midland Road last Monday evening stopped to help a distressed man collapsed on the road side, stayed with him until the ambulance arrived, collected his wife from home, took her back home then onto the hospital. Thank you to everyone involved but to Jennipher “You saved
Digital Angels. Ken says: Met up with Morag this morning at BITMO’s Gate to see around 30 people coming along to get advice to how get online on tablets, computers and mobile phones. I won’t go into detail myself as plenty of info below. Will say I have put my
Are you over 50 and living alone or as a carer in South Leeds? Curious about what the internet can offer you? Come along to our Techy Tea Party! Digital Angels (run by Age UK Leeds) works in South Leeds helping to get isolated older people online. The project is
What’s happening in BITMO’s GATE New, playing host to the St Luke’s Cares SHINE nail bar fortnightly running from 2pm till 5pm. For more information contact the GATE on (0113) 378 2190 or email firstname.lastname@example.org Here are some of the things happening in June. Computers Our computers are available to
There is a perception that Food Banks are just about handing out food parcels to benefit ‘scroungers’ who have had their benefits stopped. Nothing could be further from the truth explained Wendy Doyle, Operations Manager at Leeds South & East Food Bank. “Every case is different, one woman came to